Community Benefit Financials
Benefits for the Poor and Underserved
- Traditional Charity Care: $10,255,070
- Unreimbursed Costs of Public Programs - Medi-Cal: $21,289,185
- Other Benefits for the Poor and Underserved: $2,386,219
- Total Quantifiable Benefits for the Poor and Underserved: $33,930,474
Benefits for the Broader Community
- Cash and In-Kind Donations: $1,283,141
- Total Quantifiable Benefits for the Broader Community: $1,283,141
The financial information above reflects the community benefit values for Mills-Peninsula Health Services, including Mills-Peninsula Medical Center and Mills-Peninsula Medical Center - San Mateo Campus.
Services for the poor and underserved include traditional charity care, which covers health care services provided to persons who meet certain criteria and cannot afford to pay, as well as the unpaid costs of public programs treating Medi-Cal and indigent beneficiaries. Costs are computed based on a relationship of costs to charges. Services for the poor and underserved also include the cost of other services provided to persons who cannot afford health care because of inadequate resources and are uninsured or underinsured, and cash donations on behalf of the poor and needy.
Benefits for the broader community include costs of providing the following services: health screenings and other health-related services, training health professionals, educating the community with various seminars and classes, the cost of performing medical research and the costs associated with providing free clinics and community services. Benefits for the broader community also include contributions Mills-Peninsula makes to community agencies to fund charitable activities.